(1) No person responsible shall allow wastewater or poisonous substance from his or her premises to flow out on or under a public way or on any adjoining lot or grounds.
(2) No person responsible shall place or cause to be placed a substance which is harmful to or has a tendency to clog the city sewer or permit such substance in the control of such person to enter the city sewer.
(3) No person shall discharge, or cause to be discharged, into the city stormwater system any substance other than stormwater, except discharges resulting from fire fighting activities, or discharges authorized by written approval of the city manager or the manager’s designee. The city manager may deny approval to discharge into the city stormwater system if the discharge poses a threat to health, safety, public welfare, or the environment, or is otherwise prohibited by law. The city manager may withdraw approval to discharge if the manager determines that a discharge poses a threat to health, safety, public welfare, or the environment, or is otherwise prohibited by law. Any person lawfully discharging pursuant to a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit as of July 24, 1996 shall be deemed to have received written approval from the city manager. Such approval may be withdrawn if the manager determines that the discharge poses a threat to health, safety, public welfare, or the environment, or is otherwise prohibited by law. The city manager may adopt rules pursuant to section 2.019 of this code to define specific circumstances or criteria for a determination that a discharge poses a threat to health, safety, public welfare, or the environment.
(4) Every establishment or place where the substances prohibited in subsection (2) above is or may be produced is hereby required to install such necessary catch basin traps or other devices for the purpose of preventing such substance from entering a city sewer. It shall be the responsibility of the individual violating this provision to furnish the city upon request, plans prepared by a registered engineer showing the proposed method of elimination. Such device shall be approved only if tests and subsequent engineering data establish that a desirable standard of removal is produced.
(5) No person responsible shall allow stormwater to flow out on or under a public way in a manner that creates a hazard for those lawfully using the public way or that creates a hazard to improvements within the public way.
(6) The conditions prohibited by this section are nuisances and subject to abatement as provided in this code.